Mummy Head (and Brain) Identified as Long-Lost French King

Four centuries after his death, King Henry IV of France is being laid to rest. Or at least his head is.
A team of multidisciplinary researchers announced today (Dec. 14) that a mummified head and its brain contents long thought to belong to the beloved king really are his. The head, which has been in the hands of private owners, had  been removed from Henry IV's body by revolutionaries in 1793 during a symbolic desecration of the tombs of the monarchs of France. [See Henry IV's mummified head]... Read More
The mummified head of Henry IV. Credit: Gabet/Belet/Galaxy & the British Medical Journal

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